Luca’s ‘Grand Slam’

Ten-year-old Luca Greenham landed a fabulous ‘Grand Slam’ from Haywards Farm Lake this week with a rainbow trout of 2lb 6oz, a blue trout of 2lb 8oz and a brown trout of 2lb 4oz. Luca presented a damsel pattern and fished from one of the fishery boats in the company of his father. Remember – … Continue reading Luca’s ‘Grand Slam’ »

Amended Fishery Hours – 18th June 2017

Due to a private event, Haywards Farm Lake will only be open for fishing until 2pm on Sunday 18th June. A special morning ticket will be available at a reduced rate, please contact the fishery on 0118 930 3860 for further details. The onsite store will also close at 2pm.

Bin It!

With increasing numbers of anglers using the fishery we are beginning to find increasing amounts of waste line discarded on the banks. Consequently, we have positioned leader bins around the fishery for you to dispose of knotted leaders. Please be responsible and use them and help to maintain the welfare of the wildlife we enjoy … Continue reading Bin It! »

Hobby Lake Tigers on TV

We are delighted that Hobby Lake is to feature in the current series of BT Sport’s ‘On the Bank’ TV programme!

More Hobby Lake Progress

Work on our exciting new Hobby Lake project is continuing and this week has seen the arrival of the three fishery boats, which are currently being repainted by the Sportfish team, seen here enjoying an all-too-rare break! Hobby Lake is opening in May 2017 on a private booking basis for groups of up to six … Continue reading More Hobby Lake Progress »

Fishery Closure

Please note that due to a private event Haywards Farm Lake will be closed until 1pm on Sunday 2nd April. Our apologies for the inconvenience,  but now that we have longer days, please do feel free to join us for the fantastic afternoon and evening fishing! The Sportfish retail shop remains open for business as … Continue reading Fishery Closure »